MN Association of Women in Aviation

Betty Strofus, WW2 W.A.S.P. pilot

Update: Betty Wall Strohfus died on March 6, 2016. Her obituary can be found here. One of the highlights of my experience has been meeting Betty Wall Strohfus, WWII W.A.S.P pilot, at the Global Girls in Aviation Day at St. Paul Downtown Airport last September.  We served on a panel of women aviation legends together […]

Minnesota T-6 Thunder in Jan. 2016 Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine

Minnesota T-6 Thunder in Jan. 2016 Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine

Today I received the January, 2016 issue of Air & Space Smithsonian magazine.  The cover story is “The Best-Built Airplane That Ever Was: The worldwide cult of the T-6.” Read more: http://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/best-airplane-that-ever-was-t6-texan-180957294/#vzewUl1VZDVUI7zx.99 What fun is is to read this story, AND to see a beautiful color shot of a couple of T-6 Thunder airplanes flying over Lake […]

The Learning Jet

The Learning Jet

Last week I was privileged to attend the AirSpace Minnesota Hangar Raising at the St. Paul Downtown Airport, known to us locals as Holman Field, named after Minnesota Aviation (and Northwest Airlines) Legend Charles “Speed” Holman. The purpose of the “Hangar Raising” was to showcase The Learning Jet, the primary project of Minnesota Association of Women […]